Having issues with a HomePod? We’ve had a few and we’ll share a fixes we detected when we were troubleshooting it below. If we have any issues with yoru HomePod that we haven’t addressed afterwards share them in a comments below.
What to do if your iPhone can’t see HomePod
During a initial set up, we had a lot of issues with a iPhone and HomePod not personification easily together. Eventually we resolved that it was a firewall emanate in a office. Here are a few of a stairs we attempted before we were means to get both inclination articulate to any other.
- Unplug a HomePod and block it in again.
- Turn your iPhone (or iPad) off and on again.
- If a set adult sorceress still hasn’t appeared, open a Home app on your iPhone.
- Tap on a + pitch in a tip right of a Home app and select Add Accessory.
- Now reason your iPhone nearby a HomePod.
- If we still aren’t saying a HomePod, check that a WiFi network we are connected to doesn’t have a Firewall.
- All being good that will solve your emanate and we will be means to continue environment adult your HomePod. If we have serve issues criticism below.
How to change a WiFi network your HomePod is on
What we can’t do is go to a HomePod environment and change a WiFi network details.
The HomePod will automatically adjust to be on a same WiFi network as your iPhone or iPad.
If we wish to change a WiFi network your HomePod is accessing we can do so on your iPhone. Open Settings WiFi and select a new network.
What to do if HomePod isn’t display adult as an AirPlay source
If we don’t see HomePod as an accessible device when regulating AirPlay run by these checks:
- Make certain that Bluetooth is incited on on your iPhone.
- Check that WiFi is incited on on your iPhone. Ensure that a WiFi network is not stable by a Firewall as that might impact a ability to use AirPlay.
- Failing that, try branch a inclination off and on again.
- It might be that we haven’t finished a set adult procedure, carrying skipped a Transfer Settings step, in that case, reset a HomePod as next and go by a setup stairs again.
- Read about how to play song on HomePod but subscribing to Apple Music here.
How to reset HomePod
We residence that here: How to reset HomePod.